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The state saying for West Virginia may be, “Mountaineers Are Always Free.” But, after looking at the price of college tuition, it may be hard to believe. Luckily, there are plenty of college scholarships for West Virginia residents to help make this saying hold true. If you don’t currently live in West Virginia, but plan to attend one of its schools such as Marshall University, West Virginia University (WVU), West Virginia State University (WVSU), Mountain State University (MSU), or University of Charleston, you may also have the chance to go to school for free with these scholarships. Don’t miss your opportunity! Check out this directory of scholarships for students in West Virginia, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

ScholarshipPoints.com Scholarship

This scholarship drawing is open to legal residents of the United States. Students must plan to attend college at least half time during the academic year.

Total: $10000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  December 15
2018

Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program

U.S. undergraduate students are eligible to apply for this award with a valid student ID. Applicants must submit an essay as posted on the Foreclosure.com website.

Total: $2500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  December 15
2018

South Carolina Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for South Carolina resident high school seniors who are planning to attend an eligible South Carolina institution. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and an SAT score of 1200 or higher or an ACT score of 27 or higher, and rank in the top six percent of their class; students may also qualify with a grade point average of 4.0 or higher and an SAT score of 1400 or higher or an ACT score of 32 or higher.

Total: $10000 Awards:  6800
Deadline:  December 15
2018

Community College Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who are enrolled full-time at a public community, junior or city college. Students must submit three short essays addressing the questions provided in the scholarship application.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 30
2018

Unigo Top Ten List Scholarship 2018

The Top Ten List Scholarship is open to US students who are 13 years of age and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2018

Unigo $10K Scholarship

This $10,000 Unigo Scholarship is open to any applicant who is 13 years of age or older and is a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. The applicant must register for a free online account with Unigo.com and submit a short response to this year's topic as posted on the website.

Total: $10000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2018

Furman University Charles H. Townes Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors who reside outside of South Carolina and plan to attend Furman University. Students must demonstrate high academic achievement and a strong commitment to civic leadership and community service.

Total: $35000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  January 5
2019

Louisiana Tech University Outstanding Student Scholarship - Out-of-State

This scholarship is available for high school seniors who plan to attend Louisiana Tech University as an out-of-state student. The student must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and have an SAT score of 1130 to 1350 or an ACT score of 23 to 31.

Total: $6500 Awards:  50
Deadline:  January 5
2019

Adam S. Burford Scholarship Fund

This award is for U.S. students from West Virginia who are members of a Beta Theta Pi fraternity, and attend West Virginia University. The applicant must have a 3.0 grade point average or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher to be eligible.

Total: $900 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 15
2019

Beatrice Stephenson Lorentz Scholarship Fund

This award is for U.S. students from West Virginia who are high school graduates of Clay County High School. The applicant must have a 2.5 grade point average or higher, an ACT score of 20 or higher to be eligible, and attend college full-time.

Total: $200 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 15
2019

Bernardine Bess Scholarship Fund

This award is for U.S. students who are graduating seniors at St. Albans High School, in St. Albans, West Virginia. The applicant must have a 2.5 grade point average or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher to be eligible.

Total: $1200 Awards:  3
Deadline:  January 15
2019

Bernice Pickens Parsons Scholarship Fund

This award is for a U.S. student from West Virginia who is pursuing education or training in the fields of library science, nursing, or para-professional training in the legal field. The applicant must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher to be eligible.

Total: $1950 Awards:  4
Deadline:  January 15
2019